Yuval Rabin, the son of former Israel Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, educated students and community members Sunday night at the University of Oregon about the legacy of his father and gave his personal opinions of the ongoing struggle to find peace in the Middle East.
Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated in Nov. 1995 while leaving a peace rally. He was highly criticized by his people at the time for signing the Oslo Accords, which allowed the Palestine Liberation Organization the right to govern parts of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.
Rabin summed up his father's legacy as an endeavor to ultimately benefit the welfare of the Israeli citizens.
"There has been a vast majority of citizens that have moved towards the center in the last 10 years and begun to believe what my father pushed for and what he eventually died for," Rabin said.
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